35points

Koss HB79

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Koss HB79
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Koss HB79 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Koss HB79
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Koss HB79
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Koss HB79 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Koss HB79?

    • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
      20000Hzvs15000Hz
    • 10Hz lower low-frequency
      20Hzvs30Hz
    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has a detachable cable
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Can be used as a headset
    • Travel bag is included
    • Has included ear pads

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

    2.has an over-the-ear form
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

    3.has a detachable cable
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    4.can be folded
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

    5.has included ear pads
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

    6.travel bag is included
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    30Hz

    20Hz

    The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

    Best

    Sony MH1CBLK

    1Hz

    2.highest frequency

    15000Hz

    20000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

    Best

    Sony MDR-Z1R

    120000Hz

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

    2.can be used as a headset
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

    3.has a mute function
    Koss HB79
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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